Tag: telehealth

McDermottPlus Check-Up: June 18, 2020

This Week’s Dose: The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing to discuss possible extensions of temporary telehealth flexibilities, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalize...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 29, 2020

This Week’s Dose: Negotiations over the coronavirus (COVID-19) response continued in the Senate with Democrats releasing a new proposal on health coverage expansion. The Trump A...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 8, 2020

This Week’s Dose: The Senate returned to Washington as lawmakers continued negotiations on the next relief bill. Oral arguments took place in three high-profile healthcare-...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: April 24, 2020

This Week’s Dose: Congress approved additional emergency relief for healthcare providers and small businesses, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announce...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: April 17, 2020

This Week’s Dose: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) opened the online portal for providers to attest to the terms and conditions for the first $30 billion di...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: April 10, 2020

This Week’s Dose: The Administration distributed the first wave of funding from the $100 billion Public Health and Social Services emergency fund, provided through the Coron...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: April 3, 2020

This Week’s Dose: Implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act continues as lawmakers consider a fourth relief bill in response to COVID-...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: COVID-19 Update

This Week’s Diagnosis: The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to drive activity in Washington, DC. This week, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economi...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: March 20, 2020

This Week’s Dose: The response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) continued to dominate lawmakers’ attention. The Senate passed the second emergency funding bill and began work on a third. The ...